Historic Hotels in North West England

From quaint little escapes in the Lake District to grand hotels in Liverpool, welcome to our selection of country (and sometimes not so country!) house hotels in the north west of England. These listings cover the counties of Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside and Cumbria.

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Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa

Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, BB5 5JP.

The hotel is a 700 year old building which you approach down a beautiful tree lined drive. The hotel’s 175 rooms blend age old comfort with modern design.

  • 14th Century

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Windermere Manor Hotel

Windermere Manor Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1ES.

Set in three acres of tree-lined gardens, the Windermere Manor features 35 en-suite bedrooms, a charming, wooden-beamed restaurant and an indoor heated pool. A ten minute walk from Lake Windermere, the towns of Ambleside and Bowness are within easy reach.

  • 19th Century

Regent Hotel by the Lake

Regent Hotel by the Lake, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0ES.

Surrounded by fells and hills on the edge of Lake Windermere, this family run hotel provides excellent en-suite accommodation, with some rooms featuring luxurious spa bath or a private terrace. The tranquil restaurant features an imaginative British menu.

  • 17th Century

The Lion And Swan

The Lion and Swan, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1AH.

Filled with historic features, this traditional 16th century coaching inn lies in the heart of Congleton. Each of the bright, modern rooms boast a private, designer tiled bathroom with luxury fittings, and the grill restaurant serves classic favourites.

  • 16th Century

The Villa Country House Hotel

The Villa Country House Hotel, Wrea Green, Lancashire, PR4 2PE.

This former gentleman’s residence is located in the picturesque Lancashire village of Wrea Green, just minutes from the M55 motorway. Set in rolling parkland, this 19th century country house hotel offers luxuriously appointed bedrooms, restaurant and bar.

  • 19th Century

Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa

Appleby Manor, Appleby in Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6JB.

With it’s award winning restaurant, beautiful landscaped gardens and luxurious bedrooms, Appleby Manor is ideal for a relaxing break in the country. There is an abundance of hill walking opportunities in the immediate area.

  • 19th Century

Llyndir Hall

Llyndir Hall, Burton Rossett, Chester, LL12 0AY.

Located only 5 miles from the historic town of Chester, Llyndir Hall is perfect for a relaxing break in the countryside. The highly acclaimed restaurant is a destination in its own right, whilst the hotel also offers a swimming pool and sauna.

  • 19th Century

Langdale Hotel & Spa

Langdale Hotel & Spa, Chapel Stile, Cumbria, LA22 9JD.

Surrounded by rolling hills and gentle streams, the four-star Langdale Hotel offers a luxury spa and award winning dining. The traditional pub with its open fires serves real ales, whilst the restaurant features an original cannon and working water wheel.

  • 17th Century

Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa

Armathwaite Hall Hotel, Bassenthwaite, Cumbria, CA12 4RE.

Armathwaite Hall is one of the original stately homes of England. Set in over 400 acres of park and woodland, this four red star hotel is perfect for a romantic retreat in the country. Dinner, bed & breakfast rates are also available at the hotel.

  • 11th Century

Grange Hotel

Grange Hotel, Grange over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6EJ.

Dating from 1866, the elegant Grange Hotel sits in its own landscaped grounds and enjoys panaramic bay views. Boasting its own swimming pool, gym, spa bath, sauna and steam room, the hotels Carriages Restaurant serves a five-course table d`hote menu.

  • 19th Century

Leverhulme Hotel

Leverhulme Hotel, Port Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 5EZ.

Located in the Garden Village of Port Sunlight on the Wirral peninsula, this grade 2 listed art deco hotel features boutique bedrooms, fine dining and tranquil gardens. The building was first opened in 1907 as Lord Leverhulme’s hospital for his workers.

  • 20th Century